RSNA 2016: Radiological Society of North America Conference

RSNA 2016: Radiological Society of North America Conference
Beyond Imaging: Maximizing Radiology’s Role in Patient Care
RSNA 2016 invites radiologists to think Beyond Imaging and explore new ways to collaborate. From discovering unexpected learning opportunities to broadening participation in the larger medical community, this year’s theme encourages radiologists to envision their profession beyond imaging.
RSNA 2016 convenes radiology professionals from around the globe to gather knowledge through educational courses, explore the latest innovations presented by technical exhibitors, discover groundbreaking research from scientific paper presentations, and participate in networking opportunities. Don’t miss radiology’s premier annual event!


Prof. Robert W. Wachter, MD

Prof. Robert W. Wachter, MD


Professor and Interim Chair of the Department of Medicine - University of California, San Francisco
Prof. Lluís Donoso Bach

Prof. Lluís Donoso Bach

Editor-in-Chief IMAGING


Head of Diagnostic Imaging - Hospital Clínic of Barcelona, University of Barcelona

Partners Exhibit

South Hall


South - Hall A: 4111

Booth 1936

South - Hall A: 4735

Partners Symposia

Addressing the Clinical Need for 3D™ Breast Biopsy Technologies; Prone and Upright Solutions

Date : Sunday, November 27

Session Start Time : 1:45 PM

Session End Time : 3:00 PM

Dr. Alejandro Tejerina, along with Dr. Linda Greer, will present a 75 minute symposia which focuses on the need for tomosynthesis imaging for guiding breast biopsy when managing complex, subtle and difficultto-access lesions. Dr. Linda Greer of Phoenix, AZ and Dr. Alejandro Tejerina of Madrid, Spain will provide their clinical perspectives on the use of 3D™ breast biopsy technology using the Affirm™ Upright Breast Biopsy Guidance System and the Affirm™ Prone Breast Biopsy System.

This course is intended for radiologists interested in learning more regarding how this technology can provide the ability to conduct 2D or 3D™ breast biopsies using the most exceptional imaging currently available.


Important Dates for RSNA 2016

  • July 27
    RSNA Online Program Opens
  • November 5
    Increased Registration Fee Applied, $150 for most categories
  • October 1
    Deadline for Professional Attendee Badge Mailing
  • November 27 – December 2
    102nd Scientific Assembly & Annual Meeting
  • November 4
    Final Discounted Registration Fee and Housing Deadline at 5:00 PM CT

New for 2016!

Expanded Virtual Meeting

Register for the RSNA 2016 Virtual Meeting, now featuring 20% more content, extended access, CME credit for live sessions—plus a limited number of CME programs on demand! Catch select courses either live or on demand for CME credit, 60+ courses live for CME credit or on demand for no credit—plus scientific presentations, educational exhibits and Cases of the Day. Continue to enjoy programming beyond the meeting dates with extended access through December 23 at 4 pm CT.

Deadline for Professional Badge Mailing

Badge materials will be mailed to all professional attendees registered by October 1. For registrations processed after October 1, badges will be available for pickup at McCormick Place. Together, we can save some trees and reduce the number of duplicate badges we print to replace ones lost in the mail or forgotten at home. And, you’ll have one less thing to pack as you head out the door!

Special Interest Session: High Impact Clinical Trials

Abstracts Due August 1

RSNA 2016 will host a High Impact Clinical Trials (HICT) Special Interest Session, featuring the latest cutting-edge science and research. This session will provide a forum for practice-changing clinical research with the goal to present the most significant work in radiology today. Abstracts will be accepted through August 1. They should focus on primary endpoints of a trial, including new data or secondary analyses of a trial where the primary data has been previously presented, a new registry or new data/analysis from a registry, or the latest and hottest findings in translational imaging sciences that have immediate clinical implications. Submitted abstracts may also be considered for simultaneous online publication in Radiology. Click here for more information and abstract submission form »

Pricing Valid Through November 4

Registration CategoriesAnnual + Virtual Meeting Package *Annual Meeting OnlyVirtual Meeting Only
RSNA/AAPM Member $100Free$100
RSNA Member-in-Training$25Free$25
RSNA Student Member$25Free$25
Non-Member Student$300Free$300
Non-Member Resident/Trainee$500$200$300
Radiology Support Personnel$500$200$300
Non-Member Physician/Physicist$1,200$900$300
Hospital or Facility Executive$1,200$900$300
Industry Personnel$1,200$900$300
One-day Technical Exhibits Only$625$325$300

*Register for the RSNA Annual + Virtual Meeting Package and get access to both the physical meeting at McCormick Place and the Virtual Meeting. This package gives you the maximum flexibility by providing live access to all sessions at RSNA 2016, plus 80+ Virtual sessions available either live or on demand.

Plenary Sessions

Opening Session Lectures

"Hope, Hype, and Harm as Medicine Enters the Digital Age: Lessons From (and For) Radiology"
Robert M. Wachter, MD
San Francisco, CA

“When Machines Think: Radiology's Next Frontier”
Keith J. Dreyer, DO, PhD
Boston, MA

RSNA 2016 Distinguished Honorees
Gold Medalists

Paul J. Chang, MD
Chicago, IL

Burton P. Drayer, MD
New York, NY

Robert J. Stanley, MD
Birmingham, AL

Honorary Members

Carlo Bartolozzi, MD
Pisa, Italy

Luis Donoso-Bach, MD
Barcelona, Spain

Osamu Matsui, MD
Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan

Outstanding Educator

Kirsten K. DeStigter, MD
Burlington, VT

Outstanding Researcher

Clifford R. Jack Jr., MD
Rochester, MN

The Netherlands Presents:

RSNA welcomes attendees from The Netherlands to RSNA 2016, offering special programming, recognition, and benefits.

Featured Session

Advances in Neuro-degenerative and Neuro-vascular Diseases

  • Prediction of Dementia Based on Population Imaging: The Rotterdam Scan Study
  • Hemodynamic Contributions to Age-Related Cognitive Decline: The Heart-Brain Connection
  • High-Resolution Brain Imaging in Old Age: Experiences in the Virtual Institute of Seven Tesla Applications
  • Mr. Clean and Follow-Up Results

Monday, November 28
10:30 AM-12 NOON

Special Recognition for The Netherlands Attendees

Receive a special ribbon for your badge at this session with opening remarks by RSNA President Richard L. Baron, MD

Featured Throughout the Week

Learn About the Radiology Community in The Netherlands

Visit the Nederlandse Vereniging vood Radiologie (NVvR/Radiological Society of the Netherlands) booth to learn about the radiology community in The Netherlands.

The Netherlands Exhibitors

Visit The Netherlands exhibitors throughout the exhibit halls to experience the latest products and innovations.

  • Forcare Holding BV
  • Philips Healthcare
  • Prodrive Technologies

The Turkey Presents:

RSNA welcomes attendees from Turkey to RSNA 2016, offering special programming, recognition, and benefits. Last year, RSNA attracted more than 200 attendees from Turkey alone, included among 11,000 international attendees from throughout the world. Don’t miss this unique event honoring radiology in Turkey.

Featured Session

The Meaning of Evolution for Radiology and Advances in Neuroradiology

  • The Meaning of Evolution for Radiology and Medicine by Turkish Society of Radiology President Tamer Kaya, MD
  • Hemodynamic Basics Governing Endovascular Treatment of Intracranial Aneurysms by Civan Iskak, MD

Tuesday, November 29
10:30 AM-12 NOON

Special Recognition for Turkish Attendees

Receive a special ribbon for your badge at this session with opening remarks by RSNA President Richard L. Baron, MD

Featured Throughout the Week

Visit the Turkish Society of Radiology (TSR) booth to learn about the radiology community in Turkey.

Turkish Exhibitor

Visit Turkuaz Medikal Kozmetik Dis Tic Ltd Sti on the technical exhibit floor.

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